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Jr. Sr. High Announcements 10-24-16


A big congratulations to our 8th grade girls volleyball team who went UNDEFEATED this year! This is a great accomplishment! Great job, Lady Aggies!!

The Beal City Varsity Cross Country teams wrapped up regular season racing at Friday’s Alma Scottie Classic Invitational with multiple season best times and a third place finish for the Aggie boys. David Reihl paced the boys in 5th with a career best 17:22.1 and was followed closely by Alex Taylor in 7th at 17:25.4. Oscar Diaz was next for the team in 22nd at 18:29.4 with Nick Freeze (25th, 18:39.0) and Nathan Reihl (31st, 19:10.5), who has dropped a full minute in the past week, rounding out the team score. Wannes De Vos dropped a minute off his season best, as well, as he crossed the line in 22:09.9. The Lady Aggies were once again unable to field the five runners necessary to score as a team, but Madeline Steffke (9th, 20:27.5) posted a top-10 finish while Ariel Salter  (18th, 21:09.8) and Brenda Faber (28th, 22:03.3) both recorded season best times. The Beal City harriers will look to tune their training this week in preparation for Saturday’s Regional competition where State Final Meet qualification will be on the line. Regionals take place at Shepherd High School this year with the boys’ race at 10:00 and the girls’ at 11:00. Come out and support your Aggie runners!

With a win for the girls and second place hardware for the boys, the Beal City Middle School Cross Country teams had a great night at their final meet of the 2016 season on Friday! The Alma Scottie Classic Invitational saw sixteen of eighteen Aggie runners post their best two-mile times of the season. Faith Schuch led the meet champion girls with a second place finish in 13:10.8 and was joined in the top-10 by Rachal Weber, 5th in a season best 13:30.0, and Hadyn Armstrong (8th, 13:49.6). Rylee Sisco, 14th in 14:49.3, and Dulaney Noeker (25th, 15:26.3) completed the team’s scoring with season best clockings. Elizabeth Philo took over half a minute off her season best while Jade Sackett and Kyleigh Methner dropped well over a minute and Sydney Soules lowered her lifetime best by beating her 2016 time by over a minute. For the boys, all nine Aggies had their best times of the year led by Derek Gross as he broke 12:00 for the first time at 11:58.6 to place fourth. Career bests by Matthew Kolb (10th, 12:45.0) and Matt Clark (16th, 13:13.2) along with debut season bests by Brandon Gross (12th, 12:56.9) and Michael Hopkins (15th, 13:07.7) rounded out the runner-up team score. Travis Faber (18th, 13:20.5) took better than thirty seconds off his lifetime best with Logan Mishler close behind in a :40 season best of 13:24.6. Owen Haupt dropped nearly a minute off his personal record and Jacob Vollmar lowered his 2016 best by over 25 seconds. With a second straight Highland Conference Championship and excellent invitational showings in addition to this podium finale, these Jr. Aggies worked hard and had fun throughout a GREAT season! Coach Danforth and Coach King appreciate the great attitudes and fine work ethic that produced such success! We had lots of fun, as well, and will miss you, but we look forward to more great Aggie accomplishment in the future!

The freshman volleyball team played at the Ithaca tournament on Saturday, earning a 2nd place trophy and rounding out the season with an overall record of 24-14-10. Leaders for the weekend were:
Gabby Gamble added 3 kills, 3 aces, and 1 assist
Chelsea Schripsema contributed 8 kills and 7 digs
Jourdyn Armstrong added 13 kills, 11 aces, and 4 digs
Great season Lady Aggies!  💙

The Cross Country Regional meet will take place at Shepherd High School on Saturday, October 29th. The Boys race at 10:00 am and the Girls race at 11:00am. Please come out and support our Aggies!!!

The Football Pre-District game against Vestaburg will be at Beal City High School on Friday, October 28th at 7:00 pm. Please come out and support our Aggies!!!


It’s talent show time!   Auditions will be held from 3:00-4:00 today, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. You must come to auditions if you plan on participating in the talent show! The Talent Show will be held on November 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the small gym.  See Ms. Holt for more details.

YIG NEWS: There will be a High School YIG debate Thursday during lunch.  Please try to be on time.High School YIG members:  Register online for the Spring Conference as soon as possible.  Mrs. Davis will be available to help on Tuesdays and Thursday during lunch for the next two weeks.High School YIG payment of $134 due Wednesday (to Mrs. Davis.)

Congratulations to Nick Freeze for winning at Youth in Government fall conference this past Friday.  Nick will represent the Central District of Michigan at the State YIG conference in February as a Youth Governor's Candidate.

Parent Meeting for high school basketball and winter cheer: Tuesday, November 1ST at 7:00 p.m. in the big gym.

Varsity Football Players: Reminder that your practice starts at 3:30 today!

Anyone interested in umpiring Little League Baseball or youth softball, please see Mr. Pritchard. This is a PAID position.

Seniors: There were some float building supplies left at Neyer’s house. Please stop by the high school office to identify any items you may have left behind.

Football playoff apparel order forms must be returned to the high school office by 11:00 today! Apparel will be distributed by Friday the 28th.

Junior High Students: Due to disruptive behavior and excessive trash being left on the ground, you will be required to stay in the cafeteria for the entire lunch period starting today until further notice.

VOC Students: Remember, if you need to drive to the Tech Center due to an appointment or work, you MUST have the proper form filled out and submitted to the office prior to the date you need to drive. If you need additional copies of the driver approval form, see Diane in the office.

Driving instructor Bernie Flint is holding Segment II classes today, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24th-26th at the Winn Community Center starting at 6:00. If interested, please bring a copy of your birth certificate, driving log and $50 for the class. If you have any questions, call Bernie at 989-561-5029.

There is a sign up sheet outside the Athletics Office for all girls in grades 9-12 interested in playing basketball for the 2016-2017season. 

Juniors and Seniors: An advisor from Mid-Michigan Community College will be here tomorrow, Tuesday the 25th.  Sign up on the guidance office door if you are interested in attending this meeting.

The Drama Class is producing Romeo and Juliet this year. We are so excited! But we need LOTS of help. First, we need an adult with some building skills who would be willing to supervise set building in the evenings. We are also in need of some sewing/costume building skills.  If you are interested, please email Ms. G at cgigowski@bealcityschools.net  Student volunteers are needed too -  to build and paint set, to run sound and lights, and to move set and props during rehearsals and shows – you can earn community service hours. If interested, see Ms. G

Volunteer Opportunity: The Weidman Business Association is looking for volunteers to help in the kitchen and on the floor for their Wednesday night BINGO. If you need volunteer hours, contact Cicily Smith at 989-817-2436 for more information.

Lunch Today: Chicken Mashed Potato Bowl. Monday Option: Corn Dog Nuggets.

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